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John Wesley Clark
Birth: Oct. 25, 1830
Moretown
Washington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1898
Montpelier
Washington County
Vermont, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as First Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster of the 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Warrenton, Virginia on July 28, 1863. His citation reads "Defended the division train against a vastly superior force of the enemy; he was severely wounded, but remained in the saddle for 20 hours afterward until he had brought his train through in safety". His Medal was issued on August 17, 1891. (bio by: Russ) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oliver Clark (1794 - 1877)
  Lucia Brown Clark (1795 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Betsey Ann Dewey Clark (1833 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Osman Dewey Clark (1855 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Silas Clark (____ - 1840)*
  Caroline Matilda Clark (____ - 1836)*
  Lucia P Clark (____ - 1850)*
  Volentine O Clark (____ - 1843)*
  Luthera Clark (____ - 1842)*
  Julia Ann Clark Peck (1816 - 1892)*
  Septimus Clark (1817 - 1909)*
  John Wesley Clark (1830 - 1898)
  Louisa L. Clark Gilman (1830 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Mount Cemetery
Montpelier
Washington County
Vermont, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 11, 2001
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John Wesley Clark
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John Wesley Clark
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John Wesley Clark
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Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 2, 2017
Captain, thank you for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Aug. 4, 2016
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- O'KC
 Added: Nov. 27, 2015
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